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Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.

Northwest — including Idaho — is a hotbed of nuclear research (access required)

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The next generation of nuclear power is making its way toward Idaho National Laboratory (INL) as two small modular reactors (SMRs) work their way through the regulatory process. SMRs are smaller than traditional nuclear reactors, but are less expensive to ...

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Micron served with Chinese DRAM injunction (access required)

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Micron said it has received a preliminary injunction regarding computer chips it sells in China, but said it should not affect its earnings much. The preliminary injunction enjoins the company’s Chinese subsidiaries from manufacturing, selling, or importing certain Crucial and Ballistix-branded ...

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Impact Group adds Western grocery broker (access required)

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In its tenth acquisition since 2016, grocery broker Impact Group has purchased Co-Sales, an independent food brokerage company based in Tucson, Arizona. The acquired company represents a range of consumer products across a variety of retailer categories, and operates out ...

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State healthcare apprenticeship program adds skilled workers in Idaho hospitals (access required)

A healthcare apprenticeship program is helping Idaho hospitals obtain some of the skilled workers they need. Similar to the software engineering apprenticeship program, the Idaho Hospital Association, in cooperation with the Department of Labor, provides Idaho employers with tools for ...

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